New York Times, Saturday, February 19, 1983

Author:Bette Sue Cohen
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
Bette Sue Cohen has 41 pre-Shortz puzzles and 6 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1983, The New York Times
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1. Quack's remedy : PANACEA
8. Vulgar : CRASS
13. Ants that enslave other ants : AMAZONS
14. Substance used by watchmakers : IRIDIUM
16. Foolish : MORONIC
17. Token : MEMENTO
18. Slip a cog : ERR
19. Scion of Esau : EDOMITE
21. Tobacco chewer's wad : CUD
22. Hang around : LOAF
24. Dept. Haig quit : STATE
25. Gershwin's "Our Love Is ___ to Stay" : HERE
26. Cords and Mercers : AUTOS
28. Org. involved in withheld taxes : SSA
29. Gets bogged down : MIRES
30. Relative of a trawl : SEINE
32. Most exorbitant : STEEPEST
34. Rec-room sites : BASEMENTS
36. Jim Thorpe's alma mater : CARLISLE
39. One of the Bowls : GATOR
42. Rather tipsy : AREEL
43. Conductor de Waart : EDO
45. Molokai denizen : LEPER
47. Fr. titles : MMES
48. Smug smile : SMIRK
50. Use a steel ball : RAZE
51. Incomprehensible time span : EON
52. Flophouse : FLEABAG
54. Sweet's partner : LOW
55. Bobolink : ORTOLAN
57. Silly : ASININE
59. Downstairs person : SERVANT
60. Secured, in a way : CHAINED
61. Faulkner's "As I Lay ___" : DYING
62. Unlucky : HAPLESS
1. Richardson heroine : PAMELA
2. In love : AMOROUS
3. Do a voice-over : NARRATE
4. Type of dye : AZO
5. Loblolly product : CONE
6. Namesakes of Geraint's wife : ENIDS
7. Festive neckwear : ASCOTS
8. Ida's island : CRETE
9. Winter coat : RIME
10. What a lemon might lead to : ADE
11. Unfeigned : SINCERE
12. These leave 'em in stitches : SUTURES
14. Put on a Little act : IMITATE
15. Not given to bravado : MODEST
20. McLuhan subject : MASSMEDIA
23. Wee weaknesses : FOIBLES
25. Jazz devotee : HIPSTER
27. Slow mover : SNAIL
29. Cerium or cesium : METAL
31. Tee forerunner : ESS
33. Part of G.B. : ENG
35. Argon or neon : ELEMENT
36. Small but juicy roles : CAMEOS
37. Well protected : ARMORED
38. Part of an astronaut's flight : REENTRY
40. Milky glass : OPALINE
41. Enacts a new building ordinance : REZONES
44. Jerry of Broadway : ORBACH
46. Ends a divorced state : REWEDS
48. Shoptalk : SLANG
49. Cracked buckwheat : KASHA
52. Custard dish : FLAN
53. Victor at Dien Bien Phu : GIAP
56. Word form with form : OVI
58. Contraction of nihil : NIL

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